BS Four-Year Degree Plan: Geospatial Sciences

The following degree plan is based on the general education program instituted in fall 2014. For the previous general education requirements, please access these Student Transition Resources.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
ENG 110 or COM 115 3
KIN 210 Healthy Lifestyles: Preventive Approaches 3
HST 121 or HST 122 3
GRY 100 or GRY 108 3
Total hours14

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
COM 115 or ENG 110 3
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
MTH 181 or MTH 138 3-5
GRY 142 or GLG 110 4
General Education - Self Understanding 3
Total hours16-18

Third Semester (fall)

CoursesHours
CSC 125 or CIS 260 3-4
GRY 300 or GRY 305 3
GRY 363 Introduction to Geographic Information Science 4
General Education - Self Understanding 3
General elective 3
Total hours16-17

Fourth Semester (spring)

CoursesHours
MTH 340 (or equivalent) Statisitics 3
GEO 561 Intermediate Geographic Information Science 3
GRY/GEO/IDM/MTH/CIS/CSC elective 3
ENG 210 or ENG 221 3
General Education - Natural World other than GRY/GLG 3
Total hours15

Fifth Semester (fall)

CoursesHours
GRY 275 Introduction to Plane Surveying 3
GRY 360 Interpretation of Aerial Photography 3
GEO 562 Internet Geospatial Science 3
GRY/GEO/IDM/MTH/CIS/CSC elective 3
General Education - Culture & Society 3
Total hours15

Sixth Semester (spring)

CoursesHours
GRY 367 Research Methods in Geography and Geospatial Science 3
GEO 551 Remote Sensing 3
GRY/GEO/IDM/MTH/CIS/CSC elective 3
General Education - Self Understanding 3
General elective 3
Total hours15

Intersession (May or August)

CoursesHours
GRY 470 International Field Study in Geography 2
Total hours2

Seventh Semester (fall)

CoursesHours
GEO 566 Advanced Geographic Information Science 3
GEO 568 Thematic Cartography 3
General electives 9
Total hours15

Eighth Semester (spring)

CoursesHours
GRY 498 Placement Seminar in Geography, Geospatial Sciences and Planning 1
GEO 572 Introduction to Photogrammetry and LiDAR Technology 3
GRY/GEO/IDM/MTH/CIS/CSC elective 3
General electives 7
Total hours14